Over 45 and Never Married..What’s the Deal? Let’s face it, there is a strong bias against on both sides of the gender spectrum for those midlife daters who are over 45 but have never been married. A woman may think the guy is a serial dater and/or a commitment phobe. A man might think that the
Making the Most of Midlife Dating
Making the Most of Midlife Dating Before I became a Midlife Dating Coach, I use to love the dating process because I used to say “yes” to almost everybody, even when it went against my intuition. Truthfully, I was just looking for a good time. Now that I’m single again, I can identify with the
Dating and Starting A Family During Midlife – Is It Realistic?
Dating and Starting a Family During Midlife – Is It Realistic? As a midlife dating coach, I’m become fascinated with an interesting dynamic that I’d like to discuss. Lately I’ve seen dozens of dating profiles from women who are over 45, have never married but state that they definitely want children. The dating process these
“My Children Are My Priority”
My Children Are My Priority Often I see dating profiles that emphasize the busy schedule of parents who have children living at home. As a parent myself, I have great compassion and respect for those who are raising children and trying to date. However, as a dating coach I encourage clients to initially downplay and
When He Doesn’t Believe In Labels
When He Doesn’t Believe In Labels You’ve been dating a guy for 2 months, you’re together every weekend for the entire weekend. You’ve become intimate, but haven’t had the exclusivity talk (but it seems he’s only seeing you.) You talk everyday via text, FaceTime and the phone and you’ve met his friends. But he doesn’t want
Can Dating Actually Be Fun?
“Why is it so hard?” These words are on the lips of those who long for a committed relationship and yet they are feeling frustration on the other end. Often there’s a little voice inside that is sabotaging all the joy one truly wants to experience when being in relationship because the dating process
Setting Realistic Dating Expectations
Setting Realistic Dating Expectations The reason why many people become frustrated with dating and long term relationships is because of conflicting ideals and expectations. For example, a woman might expect a man to lead, but complains when his pace doesn’t match her desired agenda. A man might pretend to want a serious relationship with a
Should Men Always Pay For the Date?
In my parents’ day it was a given that the guy always picked up the tab and that has been the traditional expectation over the years. But are things different now? Let’s say a woman makes $175,000 a year and her boyfriend makes $95,000 a year. They each have equal personal expenses and they
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